Don't want to see another ad? Become a Supporting Member! Details
Proposed new redshirt rule | Gatorchatter

Proposed new redshirt rule

Discussion in 'Main Sports Forum' started by BMF, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. BMF

    BMF Junior Member
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2014
    Messages:
    4,122
    Likes Received:
    3,270
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 1,300
    I'm not sure I like this rule, but it sure would have helped this year w/ the freshman QBs. There would be no reason ALL freshman don't take a few snaps in a real game if they can play in as many as 4 games and not lose the redshirt. It doesn't go into detail, but say a kid plays in a blowout in game 1 vs. a creampuff....then doesn't play again until game 11 vs. another cream puff....then returns the next season as a "redshirt freshman". Would be great for building depth and gaining experience, but sort of loses the "spirit" of the game (having 4 years to play 5). This would give them 4.3 years to play 5. Thoughts??

    ------------

    http://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football/cfb-coaches-propose-new-redshirt-policies/

    CFB coaches propose new redshirt policies

    College football coaches want freshmen to get a chance to play without necessarily wasting a year of eligibility.

    At the coaches convention in Nashville, the AFCA proposed a new redshirt plan that could drastically change player development.

    #AFCA proposes a new eligibility model, still 5 years to play 4, but if athlete plays less than 4 games in a season can be redshirted. pic.twitter.com/AaTufUvHDp

    — AFCA (@WeAreAFCA) January 11, 2017

    Under current rules, if a player plays one snap of a game, he has effectively burned his redshirt, meaning it will cost him one of his four years of play eligibility. Injured players who have seen limited action (less than 30 percent of team snaps or appear in less than four full games) are eligibile to apply for medical redshirts.

    The new plan, allowing any player to play in four games or less without losing a year of eligibility could drastically impact player development and roster management. The AFCA’s tweet does not reference whether the four games would include postseason. A popular fan proposal, endorsed by some media members, is to allow freshman planning to redshirt to play in bowl games without losing a year of eligibility.

    If the coaches’ proposal is adopted, cupcake games and non-playoff bowl games could become much more interesting for fans if it means coaches are able to play freshmen without worrying about the loss of eligibility.
     
  2. URGatorBait

    URGatorBait Well-Known Member
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    21,305
    Likes Received:
    7,754
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 12,000
    I guess we're going to have this debate again :lol:
     
  3. BMF

    BMF Junior Member
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2014
    Messages:
    4,122
    Likes Received:
    3,270
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 1,300
    Debate about what? This was proposed TODAY by THE COACHES.
     
  4. URGatorBait

    URGatorBait Well-Known Member
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    21,305
    Likes Received:
    7,754
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 12,000
    Yes, I'm aware of what you posted.

    I was just making a joke. Sorry it offended you ;)
     
  5. ATXGator

    ATXGator Austin Gator
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2014
    Messages:
    4,102
    Likes Received:
    2,731
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 2,364
    Yeah... I was going to make a joke about not letting Crete read this...
     
  6. BMF

    BMF Junior Member
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2014
    Messages:
    4,122
    Likes Received:
    3,270
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 1,300
    No offense, I was just curious when this was debated before....since it was just proposed today (unless, of course, the coaches previously proposed this, which I'm not aware of, but could be wrong, and you may be right - that we are debating this - again. So, that's all!! :D ).
     
  7. URGatorBait

    URGatorBait Well-Known Member
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    21,305
    Likes Received:
    7,754
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 12,000
    There was a big go around on this about how the redshirt rule worked. A real knock down drag out fight :lol:

    I don't recall when it actually was though
     
  8. NVGator

    NVGator Member
    Sportsbook Moderator Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    5,449
    Likes Received:
    3,072
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 280
    I was going to say, some people just learned the current rule. Now they want to go and change it. :lol:

    Also, everyone is so edgy nowadays. People missing jokes and sarcasm all over the place.
     
  9. MidwestChomp

    MidwestChomp Fun was the goal and we hit the bullseye
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2014
    Messages:
    4,945
    Likes Received:
    3,377
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 750
    What about the grayshirt? Or greyshirt? Or is that beyond our abilities?
     
  10. Durty South Swamp

    Durty South Swamp doodley doodley doo!
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2014
    Messages:
    7,445
    Likes Received:
    6,294
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 490
    Where's Crete to splain it all to us?
     
  11. BMF

    BMF Junior Member
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2014
    Messages:
    4,122
    Likes Received:
    3,270
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 1,300
    Good idea...but we can't even fill our 85 man roster. A gray-shirt is only necessary if you over-sign, like Alabama does.
     
  12. ATXGator

    ATXGator Austin Gator
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2014
    Messages:
    4,102
    Likes Received:
    2,731
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 2,364
    It isn't that we are debating this particular rule... it is more along the lines of a redshirt discussion in general. I think last year or two years ago there was a huge discussion thread on redshirts and how they work and people pulling NCAA rules and debating... It was a bit crazy. Crete was the main person I remember in the thread.
     
  13. Alagator

    Alagator Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2014
    Messages:
    3,155
    Likes Received:
    2,316
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 1,875
    A couple years ago... And I was a in the middle of it... Agitating and schooling 'Crete on redshirts... He would NOT relent and finally Ox spoke up and told 'Crete he was embarrassing himself. Ahhhhh.... Good times...
     
  14. ChiefGator

    ChiefGator A Chief and a Gator, Master of the Ignore list!!!!

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2015
    Messages:
    2,140
    Likes Received:
    623
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 1,000
    I like it but I would like for those that are not injured to have the same rules.
     
  15. GatorJ

    GatorJ Hopeful
    Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    10,460
    Likes Received:
    4,868
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 2,313
    Is currently the rule for a medical redshirt. They just want to make it for all redshirts. Personally I don't like it. Now if they made them eligible for the bowl game that's different. I they should do that.
     
  16. BMF

    BMF Junior Member
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2014
    Messages:
    4,122
    Likes Received:
    3,270
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 1,300
    No, this is a complete rule change: they can play in 4 games (game 1, game 5, game 6, game 11, for example). As long as they don't play in 5 games they can redshirt. See the last paragraph that is bolded (in the original post).
     
  17. SC Gator

    SC Gator Sorta Kinda

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2014
    Messages:
    416
    Likes Received:
    315
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 1,050

    So you are call us stupid for missing jokes and always being on edge??? Who are you to make that assumption!?!?!?
     
  18. EuroGator

    EuroGator Voice of Reason
    Lifetime Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    1,367
    Likes Received:
    764
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 2,750
    Earlier today I think.
    :scratchhead:







    :grin:
     
  19. t-gator

    t-gator too sexy for my shirt

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2014
    Messages:
    9,896
    Likes Received:
    4,381
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 950
    If its changed, its a year too late anyhow. Cant help us now.
     
  20. alcoholica

    alcoholica Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2014
    Messages:
    6,970
    Likes Received:
    4,012
    Sportsbook Cash:
    $ 1,000
    Cretesplaining
     

Share This Page

You don't have the necessary permissions to use the chat.

  1. There are currently no users chatting.